Pray for Thailand

Learn about and pray for Thailand in just 5 minutes per week!

Receive one email per week for 13 weeks about Thailand’s history, geography, persecution profile, and largest unreached people groups.

Specific prayer points are included in each email.

Introduction

Thailand is a vibrant tourist hotspot with stunning landscapes, diverse cultures, and a spiritual heritage. Amid its relative stability, it faces issues like human trafficking and political transitions.

The nation remains predominantly Buddhist, with limited Gospel reach, but the Thai Church is growing and seeking to share a culturally-sensitive Gospel across the country’s many villages.

Read on to learn how you can pray for Thailand.

 

Happy Thai farmer in fields with family
Thailand map in southeast Asia

Fast Facts

Capital City: Bangkok

Population: 72 million (86% unreached)

People Groups: 114

Unreached People Groups: 74

Frontier People Groups: 24

10/40 Window: Yes

people groups of Thailand map

Major People Groups: 33% Central Thai (Siamese); 27% Northeastern Tai (Isan); 11% Northern Tai (Yuan, Phyap)

Religion: Buddhism 88%

Language: Thai

GDP Per Capita: $17,300

Literacy Rate: 94%

Did you know? Thailand is often called the “Land of Smiles” due to the friendly and welcoming nature of its people.

Pray for the unreached people groups of Thailand

Thailand is majority-Buddhist nation of 72 million people. Below are the 10 largest unreached people groups in Thailand:

 

Name Religion Population
1. Thai Buddhism 23,248,000
2. Isan Thai Buddhism 18,987,000
3. Northern Thai Buddhism 7,777,000
4. Southern Thai Buddhism 5,348,000
5. Pattani Malay Islam 1,571,000
6. Thai Islam Islam 1,366,000
7. Phu Thai Buddhism 505,000
8. Kui Buddhism 433,000
9. Lao Phuan Buddhism 215,000
10. Burmese Buddhism 213,000

 

Pray for Thailand

 “Slow drip” your learning and prayers for  Thailand: its history, geography, persecution profile, and largest unreached people groups.